US Green Lights Self-Driving Cars - News With Mary Dixon The Obama administration will unveil guidelines today on self-driving cars. The Department of Transportation will require manufacturers to meet a 15-point safety check and allow new powers to review and approve the cars before they hit the road ... Mayor Emanuel's postponed his address on public safety, violence and families until later this week ... A naturalized citizen suspected of setting off bombs in NYC and New Jersey is charged with trying to kill police officers, after being captured in a shootout ... President Obama is set to address the UN today on the world's refugee crisis ... The CEO of Wells Fargo is expected to apologize for the bank's setting up bogus accounts without customers' knowledge during a Senate hearing ... Twitter is loosening its 140-character limit, so that photos and videos don't count toward the total ... The Bears lost their home opener ... the Cubs beat the Reds ... the White Sox lost in Kansas City ... It'll be sunny and warm and temperatures in the low-80s today.
NYC On Alert - News With Mary DixonUPDATE: New York's Governor Cuomo says Saturday night's bombing in Manhattan that injured 29 people could be an act of terror with a foreign connection. FBI agents and police have released a photo of a suspect and are questioning five other men. They've raided a business in Elizabeth, New Jersey, not far from a train station where a backpack full of pipe bombs was found this morning ... Security is very high in New York City as the UN General Assembly convenes to discuss the world's refugee crisis ... A pregnant woman is among the victims of shootings around Chicago over the weekend ... Chicago police plan to expand the use of body cameras to all officers on patrol in the next two years ... UPDATE: The CTA Red Line is resuming service after being stopped in both directions between 63rd and 79th because someone was hit on the tracks ... At the Emmys last night ... Game of Thrones, Veep, and the People Versus OJ Simpson were the big winners ... The Cubs and White Sox lost ... the Bears host the Eagles at Soldier Field tonight .. It'll be sunny and warm today with a high in the mid-80s.
Clinton Sidelined By Pneumonia - News With Mary DixonDemocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has pneumonia and will stay off the campaign trail for a few days, after rushing out of a 9-11 ceremony in New York ... Republican Donald Trump says he hopes Clinton gets well, and that he'll release numbers from a recent physical ... More than 30 people have been shot in Chicago over the weekend ... including a young woman attending a vigil for a man shot Saturday in the South Side Brainerd neighborhood ... A cease-fire brokered by the US and Russia is supposed to begin later today in Syria ... Muslims around the world are celebrating the start of Eid al-Adha ... and millions are taking part in the hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca ... Sunday's start to the NFL season included national anthem protests by several players ... The Bears started the regular season with a loss ... the Cubs won and the Magic number is 5 ... the White Sox lost at home ... It'll be sunny and in the upper-70s today.
Back To School! - News With Mary DixonIt's back to school for Chicago public schoolkids and many other districts ... It's back to work for Congress, where members will be asked to finally approve more money for fighting the Zika virus outbreak ... At least 13 people have died in gunfire in Chicago over the Labor Day weekend ... President Obama is the first sitting US chief executive to visit Laos, where he's pledging to help that country pay for removing bombs dropped by the US during the Vietnam War ... The president of the Philippines says he regrets calling President Obama an SOB ... The Cubs beat the Brewers ... the White Sox lost to Detroit ... and the Bears have said goodbye to Robbie Gould ... It'll be hot and humid today, with a high around 90.
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